Fake Potter accounts sold
Saturday 06 August 2011
Internet scammers are selling fake user accounts for the as yet unopened Harry Potter website, Pottermore.
The site is due to go live in October, when author JK Rowling will begin releasing additional Potter stories and background information on her famous character. The fake accounts are being sold on eBay for as much as £60.
Genuine advance accounts are also being sold, but fans are also at risk from these as reselling is prohibited by the site and they are likely to be closed down.
Between the 25-27th of July, Earls Courts’ gloomy interior was doused in shades of bubblegum and parma violets as it played host to Hyper Japan, the venue’s annual celebration of anime, art, Kawaii street fashion and everything that encompasses the term J-culture. Bursting with Japanese pop culture and infused with Asian street food Hyper Japan is an invigorating culture shock that brings cosplayers, creatives and gamers like myself from across the globe.
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